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Springbank Speed Limit Change Survey

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Rocky View County is considering speed limit changes on sections of Range Road 31 and Township Road 245 in Springbank.Tell us what you think about this proposal. The survey closes on August 12, 2020.

County Working Hard to Fix Damaged Roads

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The 2020 spring thaw on Rocky View County roads was one of the most severe in decades, with significant damage of close to $2 million reported on asphalt and chip-sealed roads throughout the County. This amount is approximately double the historical average annual asphalt repair cost incurred by the Read More...

2020 Street Sweeping

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Update, May 29: Langdon: Completed Bearspaw: Completed Springbank: Completed Harmony: Final Sweep June 1 Bragg Creek: May 29 – June 3 Sharp Hills/Eastside/Conrich: June 3 – until completionCrews will be doing annual street sweeping as outlined below, weather dependent. Please ensure vehicles are Read More...

Agriculture Producers Exempt from 2020 Road Ban

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

In an effort to mitigate the impact of a difficult 2019 harvest season, Rocky View County Council has voted on a one-time road ban exemption for agricultural producers.Farmers who need to remove unharvested crops from their fields are asked to contact the County by emailing roaduse@rockyview.ca or Read More...

Winter Driving in the County

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Rocky View County is well equipped to tackle its 5,000 lane kilometers of roads to keep them free of snow and ice throughout the winter.Our winter plan focuses on two levels of roadways when prioritizing, and here’s how snow clearing priorities work: Priority 1: Main service roads and/or roads Read More...

Road Repairs Underway Across the County

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Repairs are underway on more than 30 paved and chip-sealed roads across the County. Crews are completing these repairs over the next few weeks as part of the County’s annual road maintenance program.Work on several bridge rehabilitation and road construction projects will also take place this year. Read More...

Spring Roads Update

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Here is a spring roads update from Rocky View County’s Transportation Services.Street sweeping has commenced in urban settings where higher amounts of winter road sand accumulate. Balzac will be swept first, followed by Watermark.  Langdon sweeping is scheduled for the week of April 23. Bearspaw, Read More...

County Helps Fund Improvements to Stressed Highway 566 Intersection

Monday, February 25, 2019

Rocky View County Council has approved $900,000 to help fund improvements to the intersection at Highway 566 and Range Road 11, just west of Balzac.The County and Alberta Transportation have agreed to a cost-sharing plan that would see the current four-way-stop intersection replaced with a traffic Read More...

2018 Roads Program Draws to a Successful Close

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Rocky View County is bringing its 2018 road construction season to a successful close, with $16.59 million in rehabilitation and improvement projects undertaken.“Rocky Viewers rank our road network as their number one priority,” says Reeve Greg Boehlke. “Council has listened, and we’ve put an Read More...

Snow Fence Installation Begins

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Rocky View County road crews will begin installing temporary snow fencing this week on County roads. This fencing helps reduce snow drifts on the road.Snow fences are typically: Installed before ground frost sets too deep Placed 25 to 35 metres from the edge of the road Stand 1.2 metres Read More...

Province Agrees to Highway 9 Safety Review

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Alberta Transportation has agreed to Rocky View County’s request for a safety review of Highway 9, between Highway 1 and the Town of Beiseker.On May 22, the County sent a letter to Alberta’s Minister of Transportation requesting the review after a crash that killed three people and seriously injured Read More...

Snow Fence Installation Begins

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Rocky View County road crews will begin installing temporary snow fencing this week on County roads. This fencing helps reduce snow drifts on the road. Work will continue until the end of November.Snow fences are typically: Installed before ground frost sets too deep Placed 25 to 35 metres Read More...

City of Airdrie 40th Avenue Extension Open House

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The City of Airdrie is in the process of initiating the construction of 40th Avenue East between Kingsview Boulevard and Highview Gate (Range Road 292).The City is holding an open house on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at City Hall (400 Main Street SE) between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. to provide Rocky View Read More...

2017 Spring Road Bans

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

To reduce potential road damage caused by spring thaws, Rocky View County will be implementing district-wide road bans for commercial and heavy vehicles for the duration of the spring breakup.The bans will be as follows: Asphalt-surfaced roads: 90% Gravel roads: 90% Chip-seal and Read More...

Government of Alberta Open House on Future Interchange

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Government of Alberta is hosting an open house to discuss planning for the future interchange at the Queen Elizabeth II Highway and Township Road 264. The open house will present the interchange options considered and provide an opportunity for comment.Wednesday, February 8, 2017Drop in from 4 Read More...

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